SVRA Adds Portland To 2015 Slate

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A series of cars filled the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Sunday. (Brian Simpson photo)

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – The Sportscar Vintage Racing Ass’n added the Portland Vintage Festival for the 2015 season.

Continuing a long tradition of vintage racing at Portland Int’l Raceway, the Portland Vintage Festival, a 4-day event, will take place July 9-12, 2015. With the prior addition of the Sonoma Historics, SVRA completes its vision to become a true national sanctioning body for vintage racing.

“We are excited to have added this event to our 2015 national schedule. ThePortland Vintage Festival fills out the western event landscape for SVRA,”said Tony Parella, President and CEO at SVRA. “We are excited for theopportunity to create a first class event at this first class race track. Ourmembers are looking for a fun, challenging, destination track and Portland Int’l Raceway fits that bill.”

Opened in 1960, Portland Int’l Raceway has long been a popular stop for National Championship race series including IMSA, Trans-Am, IndyCar, Indy Light and Championship Atlantic. The 12-turn, 1.97-mile road course is a favorite of vintage racers throughout the Pacific Northwest.